A pregame interview with Tim Wakefield
Game 4 starter discusses the finer points of the knuckleball
Over the years we've heard all kinds of knuckleball theories about wind blowing in, wind blowing out, indoors, outdoors, 3:00 in the morning, et cetera. Is there any real absolute for you in the center of all that stuff?TIM WAKEFIELD: No, there's not. The best it works is in the dome, obviously, because of the controlled atmosphere. But other than that, no, to answer your question. What's your biggest concern about the lay off? TIM WAKEFIELD: I really don't have a concern. I've been working hard with John between the last time I threw, which was the last game of the season here, threw a couple sides, played a lot of flat groundwork during the ALDS and have thrown two sides since then, so I feel like I'm ready to go.
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